Original article by Chris Scott
The California Department of Food and Agriculture (CDFA) this week outlined additional specifics on the regulatory framework of Prop 12 as the U.S. Supreme Court-affirmed animal welfare protection statute moves closer to implementation.
The agency co-hosted a webinar with the North American Meat Institute (NAMI) that provided information on how the program affecting egg, pork and veal sales of food products from outside California will be implemented after Jan. 1, when full enforcement is expected to be in place. Prop 12 features provisions for confinement of animals within California (egg-laying hens, breeding pigs and veal calves) and the sale of products (shell eggs, liquid eggs, pork meat and veal meat) produced or processed from elsewhere in the U.S. and shipped to be sold in the Golden State.
The 90-minute online session covered several topics of interest, including:
Originally published on June 13, 2023 on Meatingplace.com